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consumers" guide to U.S. standards for farm products

Catherine Marie Viehmann

consumers" guide to U.S. standards for farm products

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Production and Marketing Administration in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Farm produce -- Standards -- United States.,
  • Consumers -- United States -- Information services -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Issued Sept. 1944 ; Rev. Nov. 1947.

    Statementby Catherine M. Viehmann.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    SeriesMiscellaneous publication / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 553., Miscellaneous publication (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 553.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Production and Marketing Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18173630M

    Consumer Preferences for Farm Animal Welfare: Results of a Nationwide Telephone Survey Farm animal welfare is an increasingly controversial and complex topic, as indicated by testimony presented in the House Agricultural Subcommittee hearing on animal welfare on Modern livestock practices provide low-cost meat toFile Size: KB.


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